What's New

Mar 3

SEARAC opposes Rep. Kline's version of the ESEA and urges all Congressional members to do what is right for our great nation and decline the Kline bill in favor of legislation that serves all of our students and provides each and every child the opportunity to truly succeed.

Feb 12

Washington, DC - Last week, the U.S. Department of Education concluded its request for public comments on proposed regulations for teacher preparation programs. SEARAC submitted recommendations for teacher preparation programs to better meet the needs of our diverse students, especially Southeast Asian American (SEAA) students. 

Feb 11
Bob Dahm/Education Week

SEARAC's article on ELLs and subgroups published in ED Week in print and online.

Feb 6

Washington, DC - The Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC) applauds the All Students Count Act, proposed legislation that calls for our education data system to catch up to the diverse realities of our students. This week, both Representative Mike Honda (D-CA-17) and Senator Mazie Hirono (D-HI) introduced House and Senate versions of the All Students Count Act (H.R. 717 and S. 389), which would require annual state report cards to use the same race categories as the decennial Census and provide additional cross-tabulations of student outcomes by gender, disability, and English language proficiency.

Jan 28

SEARAC's Leadership and Advocacy Training has been moved to June. The application deadline is now moved from February 2 to February 9, 2015. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused. Stay tuned for updates, and reach out to Souvan at souvan@searac.org with any questions.

Jan 26

Join SEARAC and our partners at Advancing Justice - AAJC for a webinar to learn about recent developments in immigration policy that will affect undocumented immigrants, as well as new priorities for deportation. Click here for more information.

Friday, January 30, 2015, 11:00am Pacific / 2:00pm Eastern

Jan 15

SEARAC is seeking a Policy Manager with a strong background in policy analysis, advocacy, and community engagement to join a dedicated team of passionate professionals working on social justice issues impacting Southeast Asian American (SEAA) communities.

Jan 14

For the first time in 25 years, the US Department of Education, joined by the Department of Justice, released guidance to ensure English learner (EL) students can “meaningfully participate” and succeed in schools.

Jan 12

This year's LAT will be held in Washington, DC from April 27 - 29, 2015. The LAT program provides a forum for Southeast Asian American community leaders to participate in activities and workshops that include collective strategizing, networking, advocacy, and relationship building with decision makers on issues that impact the Southeast Asian American community.